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33 Stradale

33 Stradale

GOLDEN STRADALE One of the Alfa Romeo brand’s most iconic cars, the 33 Stradale, turned 50 years old in September. First presented on 31 August 1967 on the eve of the Italian Formula 1 GP at Monza, the 33 Stradale was presented as the ideal expression of the bond between the racing world and on-road…

Oily Rag Run 2017 – Time to oil those rags

Oily Rag Run 2017 – Time to oil those rags

TIME TO OIL THOSE RAGS… One of the country’s most original classic car events, the annual Oily Rag Run 2017, will take place on Sunday 22 October. The brainchild of FMM’s consultant engineer Dickon Daggitt and co-sponsored by FMM and classic car specialists Crossley & Webb, the run is for pre-1967 unrestored cars and will…

Darling Wildflower Show

Darling Wildflower Show

A BLOOMING CENTENNIAL TRIUMPH This year the annual Darling Wildflower Show celebrated its centenary and FMM supported the event by providing a 1917 Triumph Model H that was displayed in the centre of the main hall. Placed on a flower bedecked-stand, the motorcycle stood proud, elegantly twinning its age with that of the show’s existence….

Collection in action: AC Royal Model 12

Collection in action: AC Royal Model 12

Not quite as old as the Triumph, we continue the veteran and vintage theme with a drive in an AC that has nothing to do with snakes… The origins of AC began in 1901 when John Weller set up a small workshop in West Norwood, London to support his passion for building cars. Weller was…

Killarney 70th

Killarney 70th

KILLARNEY GOES PLATINUM In late September, Killarney hosted a breakfast to celebrate its platinum anniversary. Sponsored by Crossley & Webb, the event brought together many celebrities who have been involved with the circuit’s seven-decade history. It all started in1947 when the Divisional Council bypassed a section of the main road to Malmesbury and allowed the…

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